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Chapter 4

Sped Law Chapter 4 Quiz Questions
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True or False: When originally signed, Part B of the EAHCA (P.L. 94-142) offered federal funding to states in exchange for the states offering educational services to specified categories of students with disabilities.
True
True or False: Students who meet the states definition of a student with disabilities receive the procedural protections of IDEA.
True
True or False: The infants and toddlers program within IDEA requires that the state educational agency assume overall responsibility for the early intervention programs.
False
True or False: If funds provided to states are spent improperly, states may be forced to repay.
True
True or False: States are required to provide special education services to persons with disabilities in adult prisons even if they were not identified as IDEA-eligible prior to their incarceration.
False
True or False: States are required to include children with disabilities attending private schools when identify, locating, and evaluating students with disabilities, from birth to age 21, residing in the state that are in need of special education and related services.
True
True or False: IDEA 2004 does not allow states to require school districts to use a discrepancy formula to determine eligibility in the category of learning disability.
True
True or False: According to IDEA 2004, school districts cannot use a discrepancy formula to determine eligibility in the category of learning disability.
False
True or False: An IEP is a legally constituted mechanism for committing a school to provide a special education, and a teacher can be held legally accountable if the student does not reach the goals listed on the IEP.
False
True or False: The Office of Special Education Programs in the U.S. Department of Education issues policy statements to assist states and school district's to understand their responsibilities under the IDEA.
True
Which agency is responsible for approving states' special education plans and releasing IDEA funds accordingly?
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
The IDEA reauthorizations in 1997 and 2004 were different from the original EAHCA because increased emphasis was put on the statement of goals in the IEP that required that the IEP must do which two things?
Accurately measure and report student progress AND clearly describe how the goals will be met
If a student is placed out of the school district by his or her home school district, the ___________ assumes financial responsibility for the education of the student.
home district
The IDEA does not require that states provide special education services to students labeled
gifted and talented
The primary purpose of involving parents in the IEP process is to
ensure an opportunity to provide input regarding the development of the IEP
The primary vehicle or mechanism for providing a free appropriate public education is
IEP requirement of the IDEA
Until 1990 the IDEA was known as the:
Education of All Handicapped Children Act
A primary purpose of Part B of the IDEA is to
Delineate the educational requirements of the law
A primary purpose of Part D of the IDEA is to
Fund activities that support the education of students with disabilities (e.g., teacher training programs, research).